The Enlightened Sheikhs of the New Saudi Arabia
Mohammed al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League, left; Adil al-Kalbani, former imam of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, center; Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars (The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Wikimedia Commons)

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Introducing AGSIW’s New President

The board of directors of the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington is pleased to introduce AGSIW's new president Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman.

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Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.

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